Ellen Barkin suffered a medical emergency on the set of her TV show, “Animal Kingdom”;.
The 61-year-old actress choked on part of her lunch on Tuesday, leading to a series of events that ended with the star being rushed to the hospital.
According to witnesses on set, Barkin began showing signs of distress after food “went down the wrong way.”; Choking, the actress began to panic, causing her to pass out.
No word on how or when the piece of food was dislodged from Barkin’s throat, but the actress was rushed to the hospital where doctors performed a variety of tests. She was later released on Tuesday night.
The actress fully recovered from her medical scare, showing up on set, ready to get back to work, on Wednesday morning.